Frank Ocean

Apr
18
Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean, & Miguel Make TIME 100

Jay-Z

Jay-Z has TIME on his side. The hip-hop mogul has been named one of the Most Influential People in the World alongside Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean, Miguel, and Christina Aguilera.

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Apr
12
Video: Frank Ocean – ‘Lost’

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean hasn’t released an official video since “Pyramids,” but the Odd Future crooner surprises with the visuals for “Lost” off his Grammy-winning album channel ORANGE.

The split-screen clip features footage of his travels around the world from last summer, playing shows, recording in the studio, and hanging with his Odd Future crew.

The singer is currently in the studio working on a new album. He had recorded 10-11 songs as of February.

Get “Lost” with Frank.

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Mar
20
Frank Ocean Models for Band of Outsiders

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean is getting his model for Band of Outsiders. The “Thinkin Bout You” singer dresses up in the designer’s spring 2013 collection in a series of Polaroids. Ocean stays sharp in a tailored black suit as he overlooks downtown L.A. from the Los Angeles Times building.

This is not the Grammy winner’s first foray into fashion. He was a fixture at Paris Fashion Week, attending the Givenchy, Dior, and Chanel shows.

More images will be released throughout the week on Band of Outsiders’ Instagram and Tumblr pages.

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Mar
5
Frank Ocean Dives Into Chanel Show

Frank Ocean

From Dior to Givenchy, Frank Ocean continues to make the Paris Fashion Week rounds. The Grammy-winning singer was a guest of fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel show on Tuesday. He scored a prime seat in the front row alongside French model and aristocrat Inès de La Fressange and Princess Deena al-Juhani-Abdulaziz.

He even flew his mother out from New Orleans to get a first look at the designer’s fall/winter fashions. She posted a photo of the media clamoring for a pic of her famous son. “Not for me obviously! Lol,” she tweeted.

Once he’s done with Fashion Week, Frank is planning a trip to Bora Bora to continue recording the follow-up to channel ORANGE. He is already 10-11 songs into the project.

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Mar
3
Kanye and Kim, Frank Ocean, and Ciara Invade Givenchy Fashion Show

Frank Ocean, Ciara, and Kim Kardashian

The stars once again migrated to Paris for Fashion Week. The Givenchy show was the place to be, with a guest list that included Frank Ocean, Ciara, and Kanye West, who all soaked up the latest designs of Riccardo Tisci.

Mr. West was clad head-to-toe in white, while his pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian showed off her growing baby bump in a black pantsuit. Yeezy snapped pics on his iPhone as the models walked down the catwalk.

Ciara also grabbed a front row seat alongside Frank Ocean, Sky Ferreira, and Carine Roitfeld. The stylish bunch celebrated with a dinner, snapping plenty of pics and posting them on Instagram.

“Having a Full on PhotoShoot at The Table. Pics are Getting Crazy and Crazier,” tweeted CiCi.

See more photos from their party in Paris below.

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Mar
1
Frank Ocean Goes Front Row at Dior Show

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean has conquered music, and now he’s taking on the fashion world. The Grammy-winning crooner was front row at the Christian Dior fall/winter ready-to-wear show during Paris Fashion Week on Friday.

He kept it casual yet classic, dressed in a white collared shirt, slacks, and Nike Dunks while mingling with fashion’s elite including designer Kris Van Assche. He was also spotted at the Maison Martin Margiela runway show.

While overseas, he tried escargot, but didn’t take a liking to it. “hmm. nah,” he wrote.

Meanwhile, Frank’s single “Thinkin Bout You” has been certified platinum with sales of over 1 million copies.

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Feb
20
Frank Ocean Compares Brit Awards Win to Skydiving

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After taking home two Grammys earlier this month, Frank Ocean continued his winning streak, picking up the award for Best International Male at the Brit Awards 2013 on Wednesday. The press-shy singer spoke briefly to the media backstage following his victory.

“It feels like skydiving,” said Frank when asked about the win. “It’s like when you’re at the door and you’re about to jump. … It was glorious.”

So where will he put his newest trophy? “I got a really fancy bookshelf in my apartment, so I’ll put it up there or I’ll send it to my mom.”

In addition to recording his next album, Ocean plans to play some European festivals this summer and hinted of an upcoming tour. “There’s some festivals in the middle of a tour coming up,” he said.

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